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Silverio García Conesa

Silverio García Conesa
Faculty of Sport Sciences Human Performance and Sports Science Laboratory University of Murcia Murcia, Spain


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Publications (5)
We aimed to analyze the isometric knee extension test (IKE) test in terms of i) intra- and inter-session repeatability, and ii) relationship with functional and body composition factors of sarcopenia among institutionalized older adults. Thirteen institutionalized older adults (age = 87 ± 10 years, body mass [BM] = 73.1 ± 10.9 kg, body mass index [...
Objectives: We aimed to determine whether the benefits of long (24 weeks) and short (4 weeks) training programs persisted after short (6 weeks) and long (14 weeks) periods of inactivity in elderly nursing home residents with sarcopenia. Design: Multicenter randomized trial. Intervention: The Vivifrail tailored, multicomponent exercise programme (h...
This is a randomized trial on sarcopenic older adults aged ≥ 75 years living in nursing homes. Participants completed 4 weeks of the tailored multicomponent exercise training program Vivifrail© (www.vivifrail.com).One group continued the intervention for a further 14 weeks, while the other interrupted the intervention for 14 weeks because of the CO...
En este estudio se determinaron los efectos de un programa de ejercicio multicomponente individualizado de 4 semanas (Vivifrail) sobre la fragilidad física y la discapacidad funcional en adultos mayores que viven en hogares de ancianos. Catorce personas institucionalizadas (edad 81,7 ± 9,7 años) se ofrecieron voluntarios para completar 4 semanas de...
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This study determined the effects of a 4-week individualized multicomponent exercise program (Vivifrail) on physical frailty and functional disability in older adults living in nursing homes. Fourteen institutionalized older adults (aged 81.7 ± 9.7 years) volunteered to completed 4 weeks of the individualized Vivifrail exercise program (5 days a we...


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To assess the effects of the combination of a daily multicomponent exercise and resistance training (VIVIFRAIL program) intervention in addition to HMB supplementation on institutionalized older adults' health (ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03827499).